I volunteered on a crisis-intervention hotline for ten years. During that time, I talked with lots of women who were unhappy with their marriages, but afraid to separate from their husbands. Some felt it would harm their children. Others worried that they couldn’t support themselves. None of them stayed because they needed their husband to fix the car. I did.
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I bought a couple of red rugs today. For anyone else, this might not be a significant event, but I have an inherited dislike of the color.
My mother hated red. When my dad’s job required a move to another state, he did a quick job of renting a home for us. My mother didn’t see it until the Read more »
Posted on October 30, 2011 1:59 pm under Family
Calico took Miss Muffin to a Halloween maze last night. She had talked of nothing else all day, but it proved disappointing. Long waiting lines were followed by a maze that proved too scary for Miss Muffin and they left without completing the maze.
That’s not the kind of adventure I would enjoy, even if it were feasible to push a wheelchair through the maze. Screaming people jumping out at me in the dark, just isn’t that appealing.
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Jack dressed casually and told great jokes, but Sally still thought he was a stuffed shirt. (93)
The Main Course
“The fish is wonderful.”
“I hate bones.”
“What about spare ribs?” (64)
“I’m stuffed”, Jack moaned.
Sally found that pretty eerie. He looked like a skeleton. (85)
How low can you go?
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